WHAT OTHERS SAY: Thanksgiving turkey is the deficit reduction supercommittee

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 | 10:26 a.m. CST; updated 11:17 a.m. CST, Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Maybe — and this is a risky thing to write — Newt Gingrich was right. Speaking in Ames, Iowa, on Aug. 11, in one of the early Republican presidential debates, the former House speaker from Georgia said: